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Tasman reveal squad to play Canterbury and Otago

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makos.co.nz     17 Jul 2014     Getty Images

The 27 man squad comprises 11 returning Tasman Makos players and 16 rising stars from the Marlborough and Nelson Bays club competitions. Marlborough provides 9 players while 18 come from Nelson Bays.

The squad is:

Quentin MacDonald – Central - Hooker
Jesse MacDonald – Central - Hooker
Tyler Kearns – Wanderers - Prop
Ross Geldenhuys – Waitohi - Prop
Siosiua Halanukonuka – Wanderers - Prop
Fetu Ieremia – Harlequins - prop
Reuban Northover – Marist - Prop
Alex Ainley – Wanderers - Lock
Tevita Cavubati – Wailea Old Boys - Lock
Jeff Lepa – Waimea Old Boys - Lock / Backrow
Vernon Fredericks – Waitohi - Back Row
Peter Samu – Waimea Old Boys – Backrow
Tone Ng Shiu – Wanderers – Backrow
Nilli Moala – Moutere - Backrow
Billy Guyton – Waimea Old Boys - Halfback
Ben Finau – Awatere - Halfback
Dwayne Polataivo – Wanderers - Halfback
Marty Banks – Waimea Old Boys – First Five
Brandyn Laursen – Harlequins – First five
David Havili – Nelson – Inside Back
Trael Joass – Wanderers – Inside Back
Mike Wells – Kahurangi - Centre
Mitchell Scott - Nelson - Wing
Ben Tyler – Nelson - Wing
Willie Umu – Central - Wing
Robbie Malneek – Nelson - Fullback
Fletcher Matthews – Wanderers - Fullback

The squad will play Canterbury in Glenmark on Wednesday 30 July at 3.00pm then Otago in Dunedin on Saturday 2 August at 1.00pm.

The 2014 Golden Edge Tasman Makos will be named on Monday 4 August.

The full squad will then play a pre-season match against Manawatu at Trafalgar Park, Nelson on Thursday 7 August. Kick-off is scheduled for 5.30pm.